Acacia divergens   Sail Boat Wattle Endemic

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The tips of these phyllodes (Phyllode: leaf stalk where the leaf has disappeared during evolution of the plant but the stalk or petiole has flattened and become leaf-like) are pungent or spiny tipped and stick out at roughly right angles. below them the stipules have been reduced to simple spines. Together with the place where it was found and the colour and shape of the flowers, these characters point to Acacia divergens as the likeliest identification.

Acacia divergens is found at or inland not far from the coast from Albany to Perth.

Acacia divergens

Acacia divergens Sail Boat Wattle

Near Pemberton Dam, Western Australia, 22nd October 2013

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Acacia divergens Sail Boat Wattle

Near Pemberton Dam, Western Australia, 22nd October 2013

Added on 13th December 2013

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